Terms of Service

User Agreement

User Agreement Welcome to the A Ka Center Website (“Website”), which is run and managed by the A Ka Center. The terms “we,” “us” and “our” as used in this Terms of Use Policy refer to the A Ka Center. “You” refers to the person using or browsing the website either on their own behalf or someone else’s. Please read this document carefully before using this Website. In the future, this policy may be modified or revised. All modifications and revisions will be effective immediately. Your continued use and browsing of the A Ka Center Website constitutes as an agreement to all of the terms and conditions laid out in this policy, including any newly modified terms and conditions in the future. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions defined in this policy, do not use or browse this Website.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer The information provided on the A Ka Center Website is done so on an “as is,” “as available” basis. None of the information posted on the A Ka Center Website constitutes professional medical advice. You agree that your use of this site is done so at your OWN PERSONAL RISK. We, The A Ka Center, disclaim all warranties of any kind, including express warranties, statutory warranties. This also includes any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness, and non-infringement.

Agreement to this Website’s Privacy Policy

Agreement to this Website’s Privacy Policy In addition to this Terms of Use Policy, the A Ka Center website is governed by our Privacy Policy. By agreeing with this Policy, you also consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Ownership

Ownership All content included on this Website are owned either by the A Ka Center or are licensed for free use by the public. These include texts, information, logos, graphics, visual and audio media, and more (“Content”). All Content found on this Website are the property of the A Ka Center or third-parties and are subject to applicable copyright, patent, and trademark. We reserve the right to use all information regarding your use of this Website in any manner, so long as it is consistent with the terms laid out in our Privacy Policy. All Content with the A Ka Center trademark is the exclusive property of the A Ka Center. Your use of this Website does not give you ownership rights to any of its Content. Copying, redistribution, or publication of the Content on this Website is prohibited unless explicitly expressed in this policy. If you believe that we have unlawfully used your copyrighted content, please contact us.

Intended Purpose and Audience

Intended Purpose and Audience This Website is NOT intended to be a substitute or equivalent to professional, legitimate medical or psychological treatment and advice. The A Ka Center Website does not provide professional medical or psychological support, and by relying on any information found on this Website you are acting at your own risk. If you feel that you’re suffering a medical or mental malady, please seek treatment from your physician or some other medical professional immediately. Medical professionals should always be your first appointment if you have any questions or concerns regarding your own health. Additionally, this Website is NOT intended for children aged 17 and younger. The A Ka Center Website is intended for adults aged 18 and older only. If you are a minor, please cease using this Website immediately.

Users’ Personal Use

Users’ Personal Use The A Ka Center grants Website users a limited and revocable license to use this Website for their personal use. This does NOT include republication, distribution, assignment, sublicense, sale, preparation of derivative works, or other forms of use. You are not permitted by any means to reverse engineer, attempt to gain control of the Website, or use any Content on the A Ka Center Website for illegal purposes. Any use that is not specified here may be separately approved under license by the A Ka Center in writing.

Conduct

Conduct Some features of the A Ka Center Website offer users the ability to communicate with one another, such as in comments of blog posts or open forums. By participating in these communication forums, users agree to refrain from the following acts:

  • Posting or distributing hateful Content including but not limited to racism, homophobia, bigotry, ableism, or other acts that threaten the safety of other users;
  • Harassing or encouraging the harassment of other users;
  • Impersonation of any person or identity that is not your own;
  • Falsely representing your relationship to another person or entity;
  • Engaging in any means to unlawfully access, monitor, hack, or extract Content from this Website;
  • Engaging in actions intended to disrupt the functionality of this Website;
  • Posting or distributing “spam” Content, including chain letters or unsecured website links;
  • Posting or distributing Content that that is pornographic, sexually explicit, or suggestive in nature;
  • Reposting copyrighted Content that you do not have the legal rights to use and distribute;
  • Advertising and other commercial activities;
  • Soliciting login information from other users and sharing your own login information with other users.

The A Ka Center Website reserves the right to terminate any user’s membership and to remove any Content that violates the terms of Conduct as laid out in this policy. Your agreement with this Terms of Use Policy consents your compliance with all applicable laws that affect and govern your actions on this Website.

Third-Party Links and Sharing to Different Platforms

Third-Party Links and Sharing to Different Platforms Some features on this Website may allow you to cross-post or share information onto a third-party social media platform such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and so on. Whenever you choose to cross-post or share information from this Website with other third-party platforms and social media platforms that are not owned or controlled by the A Ka Center, your actions are NOT protected by this Website’s policies. The A Ka Center Website is not responsible for any consequences of your decision to share or cross-post with third-party platforms. Similarly, third-party links may be included in Content distributed by the A Ka Center Website. The inclusion of these links does not imply endorsement by the A Ka Center. Furthermore, if you choose to open and follow these third-party links, the A Ka Center Website does not accept any responsibility for actions taken place on third-party websites. Users who cross-post or share A Ka Center Content with third-party platforms and who follow links to third-party websites do so entirely at their own risk and without the protection of the A Ka Center and its Website.

Unsolicited Submitted Content

Unsolicited Submitted Content Excluding the User-Identifying Information that the A Ka Center Website requests of its users in the account registration process, which is handled properly as stated in the Privacy Policy, users are not recommended to submit their personal, confidential information. All user-submitted Content, including comments, replies, and feedback, are expected to be and are considered non-confidential, and the property of the A Ka Center Website. When you submit unsolicited Content to this Website, you grant the A Ka Center a royalty-free, worldwide, no-charge, perpetual license to use that Content for any purpose designated by us. You also submit in acknowledgment that your Content is entirely legal, reliable, appropriate, original, and lawfully yours.

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability You consent to hold the A Ka Center and our partners, employees, and affiliates harmless from any liabilities, losses, claims, expenses, and attorney fees related to any violation on your part of this Terms of Use Policy. Under absolutely no circumstances will the A Ka Center be held responsible or liable for damages incurred upon its users as a result of using this site, even if we have been advised of the potential of such damages. If you are in any way dissatisfied or concerned with this Website and its Contents, your sole remedy is to immediately cease all use of this Website. You may have certain rights, including consumer laws, that do not allow our exclusion of warranties and implied warranties or the exclusion of liabilities to certain damages. In the event of these rights, the terms in this policy may not apply to you.

Applicable Law

Applicable Law The laws of the State of California will govern this Terms of Use Policy and any legal dispute that may arise between you and the A Ka Center and its affiliates. Any formal legal procedure or action related to your use of this Website shall take place in a state or federal court in the State of California, and in the County of San Diego. You and the A Ka Center agree to settle on a common venue, and to comply under the jurisdiction of these courts in any such legal action or procedure.

Severability

Severability If any of the provisions laid out in this Terms of Use policy is nullified by a court of competent, authorized jurisdiction, then that specific provision shall be revised or eliminated as minimally as possible in order to preserve this policy to the highest extent.

Termination

Termination We reserve the right to terminate any or all of the provisions and terms laid out in this policy at any given moment, with or without notice, at our own discretion.